異性

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  • いせい isei

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  • nounnoun taking the genitive case particle の
    the opposite sex
    • see also: 
  • chemistry term
    isomerism

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    • 11 strokes

      uncommon, different, queerness, strangeness, wonderful, curious, unusual

    • 8 strokes

      sex, gender, nature

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    • Japanese sentence

      彼女は異性の前では非常に恥ずかしがる。 

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      English translation

      She feels very shy in the presence of the opposite sex.